Films starring Annette Kellerman almost always found a way to showcase her skills as a diver, swimmer and underwater ballet artist.
‘After making examinations of ten thousand girls, Annette Kellerman is the closest to physical perfection of any’ declared Dr Dudley Sargent, director of the Harvard University Gymnasium in 1912.
With the Olympic Games in Tokyo, we profile some of Australia's Olympic stories of recent decades and examine the important role the event has played in our cultural identity.
This episode of the podcast Word for Word from 6 December 2012 focuses on Matt Mitcham – the Australian Olympian who won the 10m platform diving in Beijing 2008, having received the highes
Chantelle Newbery’s gold medal win in the 10m platform diving event was a standout moment for Australians at the Athens Olympics.
This news segment from the Nine Network highlights some of the achievements of Australian female athletes at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.
Jack (Snowy Baker) has pursued the German spies to the secret beach from which they will rendezvous with a German ship.
Jack and Jimmy have discovered the gang’s secret city hide-out. Gang boss Bill Warne (Billy Ryan) escapes, pursued by Jack (Snowy Baker).
Jimmy Cook (Sandy McVea), an Aboriginal detective, has been assigned to the Special Service to help Jack Airlie (Snowy Baker) crack a ring of German spies operating in Australia during the First Wo
This Australasian Gazette newsreel from 1926 shows Australian diving champion Clive Barass and his troupe diving from a tower at the Clifton Gardens Baths near Mosman, Sydney.